This interactive one day course will help you gain an understanding of both mental wellbeing and mental illness within our society. You will learn the signs and symptoms of the more common forms of mental illness and treatments most commonly used including medical and non-medical interventions.
By the end of this course you will have a useful, basic understanding of:
- Positive mental wellbeing and learn some tips on how to ‘stay well’
- Common mental health problems, their signs and symptoms and commonly used methods of intervention to improve the conditions
- The risk factors associated with mental health conditions
- How you can help people to access support services
Participants will receive a certificate of attendance and supporting handouts.
Tea and coffee is provided. Delegates are required to provide their own lunch.
When & Where
FDAMH Training Academy
FDAMH Training Academy provides expert training courses to people across Scotland on the subject of mental health and wellbeing.
Aiming to reduce the stigma attached to mental health, and educate people across the country on how to improve and maintain their wellbeing, FDAMH Training Academy offers courses on a range of subjects; from Mindfulness for Wellbeing , through to Understanding Eating Disorders, Introduction to Counselling Skills and Keeping Yourself Mentally Well workshops.
To date, FDAMH Training Academy has helped more than 900 delegates deepen their knowledge of mental health, equipping them with the skills and knowledge needed to build their confidence and further their personal growth.
FDAMH Training Academy was originally established in August 2015 under FDAMH, Falkirk’s Mental Health Association.
For more information please visit: www.fdamh.org.uk/academy